Conifex to cut production in January

Conifex Timber will temporarily reduce operating capacity at its Fort St. James sawmill starting January 1, 2019. In a statement on its website, the company says the reduction is due primarily to log costs and current lumber market conditions. The announcement comes after a two-week curtailment that started November 12. […]

Imperial Metals sees revenue drop

Imperial Metals’ revenues decreased to $106.7 million in the June 2017 quarter compared to $116.2 million in the 2016 comparative quarter, a decrease of $9.5 million or 8%. Revenue from the Red Chris mine in the June 2017 quarter was $62.3 million compared to $92.0 million in the 2016 comparative […]

Feds, province to assess fire damage to ag sector

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are working under the AgriRecovery disaster framework to determine the type of assistance that may be required by British Columbia’s agriculture sector to recover from the impact of wildfires. The announcement was made today following the first meeting between Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food […]

Powering up the province 6

BY BILL PHILLIPS Beware of fake news. That’s the message from BC Hydro chair Brad Bennett, who says there is plenty of fake news circulating on social media about the Crown corporation in general and the building of the Site C dam specifically. “We do have to build Site […]